Mountrail County Promoter

Death Notices

Gladys Marion Anderson, 95, Stanley, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2017 at Mountrail Bethel Home in Stanley. Her funeral service was Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at American Lutheran Church, Stanley. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Stanley.

Curtis “Curt” Giffey, 26, Roseglen, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 in a motor vehicle accident in Garrison. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Paul Luther Church in Garrison. Burial was held at the Garrison City Cemetery.


Tammy Lynne Pinnow, 57, Minot, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Trinity Hospital, Minot, after a 14 month battle with breast cancer. Celebration of Life was held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Brethren Church, Minot. Burial was at Shell Creek Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Plaza.


Michael A. Grinstead, age 69, passed peacefully at his home in Stanley, ND on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 28, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Casper Shrine Club, located at 1501 W. 39th Street in Casper, WY. The family encourages you to share a personal story or memory of Mike during the service. The family invites you to stay for refreshments.


Vernon Johnson, 85, Plaza, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in a Velva nursing home. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at First Lutheran Church in Plaza, ND. Interment at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND.


Vance Neset, 43, of Williston, ND, passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2017 in Williston. His funeral was held Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Tioga. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at


Steven Wickenhauser, 58, Stanley and New Richmond, Wisconsin, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at a Stanley nursing home.Visitation was held on Sunday July 23rd at the Cullen Crea Funeral Home in New Richmond. Funeral service was held on Monday July 24th at the Church of Christ in New Richmond. Interment was at the Oakland Cemetery in Star Prairie, Wisconsin. Memorial service will be held from 5-7 PM on Saturday July 29, 2017 at the Church of Christ in Minot, North Dakota.

Eldon Spletstoser, 89, of Garrison, formerly of Parshall, died Monday, July 24 in a Garrison hospital.